Toro Company (TTC) Hits New Lifetime High

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Trade-Ideas LLC identified Toro Company ( TTC) as a new lifetime high candidate. In addition to specific proprietary factors, Trade-Ideas identified Toro Company as such a stock due to the following factors:

  • TTC has an average dollar-volume (as measured by average daily share volume multiplied by share price) of $18.0 million.
  • TTC has traded 3,582 shares today.
  • TTC is trading at a new lifetime high.

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More details on TTC:

The Toro Company designs, manufactures, and markets professional turf maintenance equipment and services worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.2%. TTC has a PE ratio of 24.7. Currently there are no analysts that rate Toro Company a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

The average volume for Toro Company has been 196,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Toro has a market cap of $3.7 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. The stock has a beta of 0.68 and a short float of 1.7% with 3.38 days to cover. Shares are up 2.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

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TheStreetRatings.com Analysis:

TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Toro Company as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, compelling growth in net income, notable return on equity, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook.

Highlights from the ratings report include:
  • The revenue growth greatly exceeded the industry average of 17.4%. Since the same quarter one year prior, revenues rose by 12.7%. This growth in revenue appears to have trickled down to the company's bottom line, improving the earnings per share.
  • TORO CO has shown improvement in its earnings for its most recently reported quarter when compared with the same quarter a year earlier. The company has demonstrated a pattern of positive earnings per share growth over the past year. We feel that this trend should continue. During the past fiscal year, TORO CO increased its bottom line by earning $2.61 versus $2.13 in the prior year. This year, the market expects an improvement in earnings ($2.90 versus $2.61).
  • The net income growth from the same quarter one year ago has significantly exceeded that of the S&P 500 and the Machinery industry. The net income increased by 1872.1% when compared to the same quarter one year prior, rising from $0.25 million to $4.95 million.
  • The return on equity has improved slightly when compared to the same quarter one year prior. This can be construed as a modest strength in the organization. Compared to other companies in the Machinery industry and the overall market, TORO CO's return on equity significantly exceeds that of both the industry average and the S&P 500.
  • Net operating cash flow has significantly increased by 212.56% to $63.74 million when compared to the same quarter last year. In addition, TORO CO has also vastly surpassed the industry average cash flow growth rate of 22.11%.

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